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to these documents as being rather low level classified information that any number of u.s. service members could have access to, but it's obviously something that the pentagon is quite concerned about, that this has now been made public for people all over the world to see, shannon. shannon: with that in mind, mike, what are we hearing from wickileaks about this massive release of classified information, any hint that we should expect more to come? >> reporter: the founder did say, shannon, they have about 15,000 other documents that they have not yet released and he predicted that there would be more leaks to come as well. so all indications are that he is waiting for the right opportunity to get maximum media exposure. it's quite clear that this guy is clearly antiwar and trying to undermine support for the war and a lot of the key countries' contributing troops to the afghan effort. here's more from the wickileaks founder earlier today. >> the coverup, all sorts of crimes, begins at the bottom and moves its way to the top so it is quite hard to enact a new policy and have it filtered down to
we'll have that whole interview for you. first eric shawn and brand-new reporting. the u.s. commission of civil rights is demanding answers into why the decision was made to drop a high profile voter intimidation case against members of the new black panthers after it had already won. tomorrow the commission will hear from j. christian adams, that man right there, a doj attorney who quit his job and turned whistle belower -- whistle-blower over the handling of this case. he told us last week that soupb is lying about the reasons why charges were not pursued under the leadership of attorney general eric holder. it started after this video cause shot outside a philadelphia polling station on election day in 2008. new black panthers party members, one with a night stick glaring at voters. in one case allegedly tried to keep people out of the following place. eric shawn is live in our new york newsroom with the new details. >> reporter: he was a justice department lawyer in the voting rights division, that is the unit that is supposed to protect the rights of voters across the
with this fox news alert. the u.s. commission on civil rights has now wrapped up its hearing into a high profile voter intimidation case. wrapped up for the day any way. a hearing featuring former department of justice attorney j. christian adams, the man you saw right here in a fox news "america live" exclusive. the commission is a federal agency. it is an independent body, bi-partisan charged with helping enforcement of our civil rights laws, and they are investigating why the doj dropped this case. j. christian adams today described under oath how the obama anministration backed off of a voter intimidation case involving the group called the new black panther. the reason he says, race and politics. he even accused his bosses at the doj of not even bothering to read the legal briefs behind the case. >> mr. rows even baltimore told -- rose nba um told mr. coats and i'm sure he would testify under oath if able to comply with the subpoena that he hadn't even read these memos. >> he rose nba um. >> that's correct before he began to argue against this case. and coats was so outraged he said that is
this international drama is just getting started. earlier today the u.s. and russia conducted the biggest spy trade since the woeld war the exchange happened on a tar pack in vienna as tree a. ten spies busted in this country back to russia. four russians convicted of spying for the west just won their need opl. one of them this man. they charged this former arms control analyst with espionage in 2004. it is not clear where he'll end up. coming up why this guy topped the list when it came to any talk of a spy swap. just what makes him so valuable? that, plus more details of his fascinating life story. strong new words from new mexico governor bill richardson slamming arizona's governor for canceling a conference of border state governors from both the u.s. and mexico. arizona governor jan brewer was set to host the annual meeting in phoenix but brewer called it off after mexico's participants announced a boycott over arizona's new immigration law. richardson says the conference is crucial to work out issues beyond immigration. >> she on her own without consulting anyone said the border conference h
through the u.s. congress. what kind of a political football is that now? >> well this is a bi product of judicial activism when the clean air act was written john dingle was there and he said no one caulked about carbon dioxide. in massachusetts versus the epa the supreme court said the epa can go ahead and effectively make law by including it in their regulatory apparatus. again this is not going to go over well. it will deaf state the economy and if the administration tries this i think they do so at their own peril. megyn: we'll see. that seems to be the direction they are moving toward and we'll see what they aspire to do as this bill is doa in the senate. always a pressure. he is a powerful member of the house of representatives. now congressman charlie rangel is facing ethics charges of his own. the last time an investigation like this happened a member of congress ended up in prison. what do these charges mean for the democrats in their race to retain the house? control of it in november. we'll have a fair & balanced debate coming up. and how does a game of ding dong ditch end
getting nation-wide attention today. what he did that has thousands of folks across the u.s. now offering to return the favor. "america live" starts right now. we begin with this fox news alert. stunning new developments in the new black panther party voter intimidation case. investigating why a case against the new black panthers was dropped by the doj after it had already been won. that commission poised to issue a brand-new round of subpoenas demanding to talk to one man in particular, a man the department of justice wl not let testify. trace gallagher picks up the story from there in our west coast newsroom. >> reporter: i think for context it's very important to remember that back in may the assistant attorney general thomas perez told the civil rights commission if there was any evidence of wrong doing he wanted to see it. now many on the commission think they have that evidence thanks very much to the bombshell testimony of j. christian adamses alleging the doj abandoned the intimidation for racial reasons. adams says the former voting section chief of the doj a man named christoph
happened on a dirt road in the middle of nowhere. it was about 12 miles south of the u.s.-mexican border. and the reason this piece of stretch is so important is because it goes through nogales mexico and into nogales, arizona. it's a pathway of gold for the cartels, once you get to the other side that's where all the money is made. the reason the cartels are fighting more with the human traffickers is because the cartels are using illegal immigrants to traffic i can the drugs, it's win, win, they can make money on the drugs as well as the illegal immigrants. and the mexican border that stretch is considered among the most deadly places on the planet. we talked about 21 killed yesterday. in the last week alone there have been 540 people killed just this year. the numbers are nearing 5,400 and the concern of course is that all that violence will spill over onto this side of the border, because more mexican cartels are now working more closely with u.s. gangs. we had some breaking news today. remember this, the u.s. consulate worker who was gunned down in march along with her husband in ju
. there is a critical meeting between u.s. and mexican border governors and it is back on. new mexico says that it will host the governor's meeting that was originally supposed to be in arizona. arizona governor jan brewer and texas governor rick perry will not attend. both are turning a cold shoulder on the event hosted by the u.s. border governors and their mexican counterparts. trace gallagher live from l.a. with more on this one. hey, trace. >> reporter: hey, megyn you know the governors are all being very cordial in this. you can tell there is a bit of a standoff going on. january brewer issued a statement, in it she says i'm not going. but she goes onto say, and i'm quoting here, but she would certainly he welcome the mexican and u.s. governors to attend the actual border governor's conference in arizona as they had all previously committed. we wish governor richardson all the best for a successful and productive meeting. texas governor rick perry kind of echoing that sentiment saying that it was arizona's turn, right and that they had the right to cancel this meeting, and that gover
with he misspoke. thank you. a political attack turns really ugly on the west coast. a u.s. marine awarded a purple star not to mention a silver star, this picture from the attack that seriously wounded him. are his battle field injuries fair game for a political cartoon? a very serious debate after this break. a texas congressman angry antics. today we hear his reason why. >> don't accuse me of not saying the truth. i'm not going to take any ego, okay? and i can get more laps in. ♪ our card lets us head to the beach more often. and lets us barbecue more often. my new glasses help me see everything. the new website helps me do everything. [ female announcer ] with aarp you get so much more out of life. ♪ discover the best of what's next at the new discover the best of what's next why do women like you love activia light? sometimes i have no choice but to eat heavy greasy food that's hard on my diet... and my digestive system. so i eat activia light every day. it helps me feel good and look good too! ♪ activia! i was told to begin my aspirin regimen. i just didn'listen until
doj whistle-blower j. christian adams. adams testifying before the u.s. commission on civil rights yesterday, that's an independent bi-partisan agency. he testified before them about the department's decision to drop a voter intimidation case against members of the new black panther party. and in a little noticed piece of that testimony adams dropped another bombshell saying the department of justice has handed down a mandate not to enforce the law that requires all ineligible voters to be taken off of the voter registration rolls, why? he says for political reasons. listen to this. >> motor voter has a number of probation -- provisions no dead people can be on the voter rolls, no duplicates, people who have moved away, they have to be taken off the rolls. they kind of work hand-in-hand. you want to have everybody register to vote, but you don't want to have ineligible people register to vote. deputy assistant attorney general julie fernandez when asked about section 8 says we have no interest in enforcing this provision of the law. it has nothing to do with increasing turn out and
states as well as u.s. soldiers. so should the guy behind wickileaks now face murder charges? answers on "america live" right now. >> we start with a fox news alert, new reaction coming in on reports that the obama administration may be considering a back door amnesty plan for illegal immigrants who are already in the united states. "america live" has now obtained a company of the customs and immigration memo discussing how this could work. this memo reads as follows, in part, quote, in the absence of comprehensive immigration reform, immigration and customs can extend benefits and protections to many individuals and groups by issuing new guidance and regulations. this would allow thousands of individuals to become lawful permanent residents. in other words, without congressional approval. now, the agency behind this memo says that it was just exchanging ideas, not actually setting new policy. but some folks are very concerned about where this exchange of ideas goes next. trace gallagher is live in our west coast newsroom, he's reaction to this out of arizona, the hot spot in the ille
three people including a federal police officer. a u.s. official is now saying the drug gang to set up the attack used an explosive that gangs have stolen from private companies in the past. it is powerful and commonly used in mining. mexican authorities say attackers lured police and paramedics to the scene miles from the u.s. border. calling in a false report of an officer shot. it is believed this attack was in retaliation for the arrest of a top ca cartel leader. there is potentially big news out of massachusetts. lawmakers there may approve a measure to bypass theee electorial college system in the upcoming presidential elections. knife other states are already on board with this plan. so what exactly does this mean for the 2012 presidential election and beyond? michael reagan is a syndicated radio host with and chairman of the reagan group. hi michael. >> reporter: how you doing. megyn: i'm great. thank you for being here. theee electorial college boggles the minds of both votes. you don't vote directly for the presidential candidate when you go to vote, you vote foree
this a report found 17% of construction workers in the u.s. are working illegally. reid replied, quote, that may be some place, but it's not here in nevada. a recent study found that nevada had the largest percentage of illegal workers in the country, as a matter of fact. a spokesman for reid later clarified those remarks saying that reid was disputing the reporter's claim and did not say that the state has no illegal workers. sometimes the animation runs and sometimes it doesn't. we are hearing reports of a meeting any time right now to decide weather bp can go forward with what may peanut butter the next step in copping the oil leak in the gulf. the oil company put a new containment system in place and it is now waiting for a government green light to test this thing. to date between 95 and 180 million gallons of oil have spilled into the gulf. can you even get your arms around that? just over 33 million gallons have been recovered. brian wilson live in gulf shores, alabama. there is another delay in stopping the boil. -- oil, how are the people taking this latest news. >> reporter: there is a
to do. [ female announcer ] last year, the u.s. alone used over 39 billion plastic bottles of water. ♪ that's enough to stretch around the earth over 190 times. ♪ each brita filter can take up to 300 of those bottles out of the equation. it's a small step that can make a big difference. visit for a $5 off coupon. megyn: the white house taking new action to protect our border with mexico. the director of immigration and customs enforcement or ice announcing today that the deployment -- it will deploy the feds national guard troops to help track down and arrest illegals and to stop illegal activity. john morton explaining that arizona will be the main focus of the plan. >> today's announcement builds on the strong commitment to the southwest border that we have at ice, and indeed roughly a quarter of all of our agents and officers are stationed along the southwest border in those four states. we're placing a particular emphasis on the tucson sector in arizona an area favored by smugglers and the principle point of illegal entry into the united states along the so
administration, that is another way in which they would be parcing their words. there has no evidence from the u.s. attorney's office here that they see anything inappropriate with that conduct by the white house or the president-elect at that time. megyn: there are two questions now whether this is relevant legally in blago's case and whether it's relevant to the american people as far as president obama's transparency goes. larry thank you very much we appreciate it. a new voice weighing in in on the revelations of the whistle belower. in my interview with him he makes pretty serious claims about a high profile voter intimidation case. did this department of justice attorney, this man here lie under oath about why this case was dropped? we will talk with a poll watcher, and famed civil rights attorney who was there in philadelphia on the day in question. he is a life-long democrat and he has some startling revelations about this case. bartle bull on this show moments away. and president obama today calling for everyone to find a middle ground when it comes to the immigration debate. democratic c
she was fired by the u.s. department of agriculture at the bee h*es -- behest of the obama white house. they said yesterday the white house played no role on this decision and the review of the facts was conducted by tom vilsack and the white house played no role. as a matter of fact the white house made it clear again on background that the president after sherrod had been fired had reviewed the facts and fully supported secretary vilsack's action. late last night this white house phoned the department of agriculture and informed mr. vilsack that he should take a second look at the facts and possibly review what happened to shirley sherrod. how that happened, what precipitated that, all that to be covered in the briefing scheduled for 2 p.m. eastern. megyn: what are the stakes in this for the white house? if this was a department of agriculture decision, you know, people are obviously asking the question did president obama weigh in on it, to what extent of the white house's fingerprints on it because the decision is so controversial. what is at stake for the white house as we watch t
to border towns to monitor deportation. all of these new developments as we await a decision from u.s. federal judge susan bolton who could rule any time now on a department of justice request to strike down this law before it ever goes into effect. trace gallagher has the latest live from los angeles. here we are two days away an -- and emotions are running high. >> reporter: big time. you mentioned judge bolton by the way, we've got producers monitoring websites in the courthouse, as soon as that decision comes down, we'll bring it to you. meantime you've got passions on both sides of the issue, very high. you've got groups now, hispanic groups inside arizona, nationally, planning to be in phoenix on thursday, when this law goes into effect, if it goes into effect, and some of those groups are also promiseing civil disobedience. in los angeles, the afl-cio is planning to put bus loads of people from dodgers stayed ul and bus them down to phoenix to protest this law. they should be there sometime thursday afternoon. on the flipside you've got maricopa county sheriff saying as soon as
from a washington state halfway house. police say he committed a string of robberies across the u.s. before fleeing for the bahamas. he's suspected of stealing cars, boats, at least five plains, including one cops say he crash landed on the island just last week. we are getting new reaction from democrats who are calling the administration's lawsuit against arizona's immigration law toxic. during the national governor's association meetings in boston this weekend a handful of democrats said this lawsuit will cost them crucial votes this november. many questioning the white house's timing in taking up this issue to begin with. alan colmes is host of the alan colmes show and he's my guest now. they say that several of these governors, at least 19 democratic governors are leaving their seats or seeking re-election, vulnerable, pulled aside the white house and said, what are you thinking, not helpful. >> reporter: as janet napolitano says what arizona is doing is unconstitutional. article one section 8 you're an attorney you know this there are certain things that dictate what the feder
pleasure. megyn: a scary scene shaping up at one u.s. beach where dozens are people were stung by stingrays. look at this poor kid, the same creature that managed to kill steve irwin. plus the naacp and the team are taking their fight to a whole new level now. >> the team has -- the tea party as a political policy is to reverse what civil rights did and that is saying the federal government must protect people. we asked real people to film themselves taking the activia 14-day challenge. i'm mary ellen smith. day one of the activia 14-day challenge. my digestive problems are irregularity. so i'm really excited to see if this really works. my husband tried this last night. he loved it. he said it's the best yogurt i've ever brought home, so...mmm. have just started to notice a slight difference in my digestion. help regulate your digestive system. take the activia challenge. it works or it's free. megyn: a new report says the number of foreclosures in america could set a new record this year topping 1 million. the company that keeps tabs on this reality track says almost 528,000 homes were ta
may learn if he's also the person behind the massive leak of u.s. secrets on afghanistan. >>> plus, some of you may remember this: >> when to escape the effects of radioactive fallout for perhaps as long as the next two weeks you will be deprived of all of the conveniences of modern life when you will live under crowded conditions, almost elbow to elbow with your neighbor. megyn: nuclear bomb drills from the 1950s, it's back to the future as we investigate why there's a sudden explosion of orders for underground shelters. ducking and covering on "america live" right now. >>> we start, though, with this fox news alert, there are local news reports here in new york city that congressman charlie rangel has cut a deal in connection with this congressional ethics probe, not yet directly confirmed by fox news. the house ethics committee is getting ready at this moment to kick off a public hearing into rangel's possible wrongdoing, a public spectacle that many democrats would prefer to avoid all together. the pressure is intense. the hearing literally starts any minute and it is the very
there is this. we thought it was ancient history. they told us it what is dead. but one-third of the u.s. congress is ready to move forward with an effort to add a so-called public option to the healthcare overhaul. see what that means next. folks, there is a new way to get fox news wherever you are. you can get the brand-new fox news android app to see fox news alerts and stream videos from your favorite shows like this one. you go to and click on the science technology link. don't go away. thanks to aarp, we can have more nights out. and i can get more laps in. ♪ our card lets us head to the beach more often. and lets us barbecue more often. my new glasses help me see everything. the new website helps me do everything. [ female announcer ] with aarp you get so much more out of life. ♪ discover the best of what's next at the new you struggle to control your blood sugar. you exercise and eat right, but your blood sugar may still be high, and you need extra help. ask your doctor about onglyza, a once daily medicine used with diet and exercise to control high bloo
hospitable as they wish to people who have entered or remain in the u.s. unlawfully. these are all good indications she could pick and choose parts of this law that would stay and parts that would go. while the decision is coming down we've got cameras as you see live at the courthouse, we've got correspondents and producers on scene. as soon as this happens we'll have the decision for you, shannon as well as reaction from the governor's office, supporters and opponents of sb1070. it is a crucial decision in this on going tkraupl after arizona's new immigration law at any moment. trace, thank you very much for keeping an eye on it. >>> as some arizona police departments gear up for the immigration law taking effect, others say it's going to be business as usual. nr reports find the maricopa county sheriff's office deported 6000 immigrants since 2007, a quarter of the national total. the justice says they're enforcing arizona law. arizona's economy is getting a boost despite boycotts in response to the immigration law, hotels seeing a spike in reservations over the last two months. in ju
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